After the catastrophic flooding on Colorado’s Front Range, oil and gas wells have spilled into groundwater, streams and rivers. Environmentalists are calling for a second look at “state regulations that allowed drilling pads to be set alongside rivers and streams in the first place,” writes Jack Healy in The New York Times.
Steelhead fishing has developed a unique and passionate following, especially in the Pacific Northwest and the Great Lakes region. Phil Monahan writes about the methods and culture surrounding these fish on the Orvis blog.
Any trip involving musky should come with “reasonable expectations,” writes Cameron Mortenson. Read his thoughts on the mental play-ins as well as gear after a recent trip to Hayward, Wisconsin on The Fiberglass Manifesto.